The Currie Cup Semi Finals Compilation

first_imgMonday Oct 19, 2009 The Currie Cup Semi Finals Compilation We saw two pulsating Semi Finals in the 2009 Currie Cup this past weekend, showing us exactly why South African rugby is on the top of the world at the moment.In Durban, many expected the Natal Sharks to be favourites at home against a hard working Freestate Cheetahs side. In Cape Town, tickets to the Newlands match between Western Province and the Blue Bulls had sold out in an hour and a half, such is the rivalry between the two sides.For the Bulls, Springbok sensation Morne Steyn kicked seven penalties, totally 21 points on the day. Province struggled to get into the match, but the hard work up front, most notably from Tiaan Liebenberg, started to pay off as Joe Pietersen kept them in touch with four penalties of his own.Gio Aplon, who punched above his weight all day, scored a great try as he sprinted between two big guys to dot down late in the match, with a comeback looking on the cards.Ace marksman Steyn slotted the match winning kick with three minutes left as the Bulls fended off the Province resurgence, this earning themselves a home final. It ended 21-19 to the Bulls.The Sharks dominated early possession, territory, and points in their match against the Cheetahs in Durban. It was Hugh Bladen in the commentary box that echoed the thoughts of everyone watching after Juan Martin Hernandez dropkicked the Sharks even further in front: “The Cheetahs are in trouble here.”The Sharks scored two great running tries through Stefan Terblanche and Ruan Pienaar, while the Cheetahs found their opportunities first in the form of tighthead WP Nel crashing over.A wayward pass from the Sharks then bounced favourably for man of the match Jacques-Louis Potgeiter, who sprinted away for a try against the run of play.It was Potgeiter again, in the final minute, who dropped back into the pocket for the match winning drop goal, completing a successful Cheetahs fight back and booking his team’s ticket to Loftus Versfeld in two weeks time. It ended 23-21 to the Freestate Cheetahs.We’ve combined highlights from both semi finals into one compilation with the hopes of bringing you a more in depth look at what was some magnificent rugby from all four teams.Aside from the tries, weve included various other bits, namely some examples of the hard work from the likes of Freestate loosies Ashley Johnson and Heinrich Brussow, and the tactical prowess of Hernandez for the Sharks. Enjoy. Time: 04:35 Music: Live Forever by OasisADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! 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Mosman House / Popov Bass Architects

first_imgSave this picture!© Kraig Carlstrom+ 22 Share Year:  Houses Area:  512 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects 2010 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Australia Photographs:  Kraig Carlstrom, Alex Popov, Kurt ArnoldText description provided by the architects. The site occupies a former defense barracks on the ridgeline of Middle Head, with significant views of Middle Harbour to the North and Bradley Bushland Reserve to the West. The program was for the construction of a new single family dwelling that took advantage of the wide north facing site and potential views. Save this picture!© Alex PopovRecommended ProductsDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Sliding Door – Rabel 62 Slim Super ThermalDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82WoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorThe architectural response is a calm building that expresses itself neutrally within the landscape without recourse to adornment. The intention is to reveal the richness of materials through clarity of assembly. The form is a simple composition of four off-form concrete walls that support an expressed steel-framed roof vault. The concrete walls ground the building and provide protection from the elements and privacy. A terracotta clad volume containing the library rises above the roof vault to best command views of the harbor. Save this picture!© Kraig CarlstromA series of implied and more formally defined spaces create an architectural promenade, enriched through the continuity of the restrained exterior material palette to the building’s interior. The sense of movement through the spatial sequence is heightened by introducing timber detailing where these elements are within reach of human touch. Save this picture!© Kurt ArnoldThe architectural promenade commences with an avenue of trees, directing views towards the rising form of the terracotta clad library, the off-form concrete entrance canopy and timber-lined entry vestibule. Beyond the front door, a series of spaces are defined by changes in level below a unifying ceiling vault. A curved timber wall directs the eye through wide openings of sliding glass toward panoramic views. In contrast to these subtly defined spaces, the dining room is contained between terracotta-clad splayed columns, which direct a linear view to the horizon. Save this picture!© Kraig CarlstromThe house accommodates 5 bedrooms over 3 storeys. The children’s bedrooms, playroom and garage are accommodated on the lower ground level, with the living areas and master suite on the upper-ground entrance level. The uppermost level accommodates the library. The plan is a clear linear arrangement where living spaces and bedrooms open to the North, with service areas and amenities to the South. Save this picture!© Kurt ArnoldThe development has a positive impact to the built form and immediate neighborhood as its amenities are enjoyed by children living on the street. It has facilitated an old neighborhood feel to the area. It was designed with the input of many other consultants and a collaborative approach during construction. A careful selection of sustainable external materials and details ensure the longevity of the building’s lifespan. A low maintenance home, it has no painted external walls and low water use vegetation. It has minimal energy and water consumption having light filled spaces sheltered from the heat, north orientation with large overhangs, cross flow ventilation, high performance glazing, energy and water efficient fixtures, solar power for hot water and pool, photovoltaics and a rain water collection facility for irrigation, toilets and laundry. The building is designed as a private home for the long term use of its owners with a high level of finish and detailing within the budget requirements.Project gallerySee allShow lessFAST Light at MITArticlesLatitud3sArticles Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ArchDaily “COPY” CopyAbout this officePopov Bass ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesDabasSydneyHouses3D ModelingAustraliaPublished on March 21, 2011Cite: “Mosman House / Popov Bass Architects” 21 Mar 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. 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The Long Brick House / Foldes Architects

first_img 2013 CopyHouses•Pilisborosjenő, Hungary The Long Brick House / Foldes ArchitectsSave this projectSaveThe Long Brick House / Foldes Architects “COPY” 2013 photographs:  Levente Sirokai Photographs:  Levente Sirokai Structural Engineering:Zoltan V. NagyMechanical Engineering:Attila LuczElectrical Engineering:Judit BalazsText:Viktoria SzepvolgyiArchitects In Charge:Laszlo Foldes, Peter SoniczCity:PilisborosjenőCountry:HungaryMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Levente SirokaiRecommended ProductsWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Arctic White – Colorfeel CollectionText description provided by the architects. The project initiated by an intellectual couple, had a clear starting point, as highlighted to architects Laszlo Foldes and Peter Sonicz: “We own a length of books something like 100 meters”. The owners of the site had found the best location to retire from work and the noise of Budapest in a rich natural environment, at the side of the Big-Proud Peak.Save this picture!© Levente SirokaiPilisborosjeno, a town some 15 km to North Buda, stretches in between hills surrounded by villas that inhabit the Pilis hillside. The plot is approached from a chain of narrow and steep roads. When arriving at the gate, just the green canopy of trees that shade the site and a minimalist concrete parking lot are visible. Thanks to the sloping garden, the house is hidden behind this rich, welcoming flora and fauna which plays a crucial part of the aesthetic. The owners aim of saving and keeping as much of the original plants and trees as possible has paid dividends.Save this picture!© Levente Sirokai“Taking into consideration the narrow and long shape of the building site, the way of the sun and the low budget programme, also the age of the couple who are to be retired soon, we advised them to realize a straightforward base plan, where the spaces are linked with a long corridor and public spaces face the panoramic view of the valley. At the same time, to avoid creating under-utilized space we discovered the great potential of the corridor concept. We turned this horizontal axis into a highly beneficial and unique element of the house, a 17 meter long wall of library.” – remarked the architects, Laszlo Foldes and Peter Sonicz concerning the design concept.Save this picture!© Levente SirokaiAs approaching the house, a closed brick wall surreptitiously peeps from behind the trees and a staircase down to the base where the sauna and a store room are located. Behind the brick wall, on the ground floor, a master bedroom and a bathroom are situated. If one follows the brick pavement they arrive at the main entrance on the Northeast side, viewing the middle point of the corridor which leads to the public zone on the left hand side and to the private on the right. The latter consists of the working room, bathroom and the bedroom with its own terrace providing a stunning view of the westerly aspect with sunset views over the rolling hills and beyond.Save this picture!© Levente SirokaiThe inner spaces follow the prolapse of the building site therefore the level of the floor is made continuously deeper via few stairs, enlarging the height (first after leaving the private zone, than when entering the living room, and finally when reaching the garden from the living room’s terrace). This results a variety of spaces, enjoying each case higher ceilings and wider rooms, ending up with the limitless panorama of the terrace.Save this picture!© Levente SirokaiThe giant bookshelf fulfils more functions than one might expect. Throughout its 17 meters the modular system architects designed opens up, enabling a window to perfectly fit in, and a window seat – thanks to the 50 cm deep walls. In the living room the shelves are united with the fireplace.Save this picture!Section C“It was our general aim to assure the proper inner climate with architectural means rather than constructing huge machinery. The house has a 50 cm thick brick wall, meeting the heating technological standards and giving sufficient thermal inertia. The ceiling slab is made of wood and the empty, well ventilated attic behaves as a „buffer zone” optimising the inner climate. The terrace of the living room plays an important role in the protection against rain or intense sunshine, while it is an extension of the living room as well as an intermediate space between in and out.” – added the architects, Laszlo Foldes and Peter Sonicz.Save this picture!© Levente SirokaiProject gallerySee allShow lessAD Interviews: Will Bruder / Will Bruder ArchitectsInterviewsMola Structural Kit: A New Way to Learn About StructuresArchitecture News Share Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Architects: Foldes Architects Area Area of this architecture project Area:  138 m² Area:  138 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  Photographs Save this picture!© Levente Sirokai+ 37 Share The Long Brick House / Foldes Architects ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects Hungary Year:  CopyAbout this officeFoldes ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPilisborosjenőHousesHungaryPublished on September 12, 2014Cite: “The Long Brick House / Foldes Architects” 12 Sep 2014. 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Charity faces €5 million target in five months

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The new chief executive of Special Olympics Ireland, Matt English, says he needs to raise €5 million by May.The charity last week launched its 2009 fundraising campaign, which runs until May and has a target of raising €5 million through a programme of local and national events. The tagline for the campaign is ‘change.’“My priority is sustaining the current organisation and creating opportunities for others,” English said. “We want to deliver on the promise of changing the lives of people, and there are still more than 24,000 people with intellectual disabilities that we don’t have as members.”The fundraising campaign will support those goals, as well as the ongoing training of existing Special Olympics athletes. English said it cost about €6 million annually to run the organisation.About 30 per cent of that comes from the government and the charity has also cultivated valuable sponsorship deals, including a long-standing relationship with Eircom and a more recent one with Kia Motors.English said that Eircom was supporting the current fundraising campaign, with everything from office space for regional volunteers to high speed internet facilities. The campaign is structured from the ground up, with 39 regional offices run by voluntary committees. Between now and May, those groups will run everything from cake sales to race nights, while a national ad campaign covers bus shelters and the airwaves. Forms to attract regular donors through standing orders have been drawn up – a first for the charity.The search for the 2009 Granny of the Year is already under way, and an all-Ireland collection day is slated for Friday, April 24, under a committee headed by Jim Barry, chief executive of utility firm NTR.A church gate collection is also being considered for April 26. English is optimistic that the charity will reach its €5 million target, despite the economic slowdown.’ ‘There is evidence that some charities benefit in bad times because people reevaluate their lives and see more value in being part of society,” he said. Charity faces €5 million target in five months Howard Lake | 19 January 2009 | News Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Ireland  35 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

British TV cameraman shot dead, several photographers injured

first_img February 1, 2021 Find out more January 22, 2021 Find out more EgyptMiddle East – North Africa News Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders roundly condemns today’s fatal shooting of British cameraman Mick Deane while he was covering clashes between security forces and supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo’s Rabaa Al-Adawiya Square for the UK’s Sky News.Deane, 61, was with Sky News Middle East correspondent Sam Kiley when he was shot. He died a few hours later after being taken to hospital.Habiba Ahmed Abd Al-Aziz, a journalist with the Dubai-based weekly Xpress, was also killed in Rabaa Al-Adawiya Square today when she was hit in the head by a shot fired by a sniper. According to the latest information available to Reporters Without Borders, she had gone to the pro-Morsi demonstration in the square in a personal capacity, not as a reporter.Many Egyptian journalists, especially news photographers, were injured while covering the violent dispersal of the pro-Morsi demonstrations in Rabaa Al-Adawiya Square and Mostafa Mahmoud Square today. According to the Egyptian emergency services and Agence France-Presse, more than 100 people were killed and 758 were wounded in the clashes.The injured journalists included Reuters photographer Asma Waguih, who was hit in the leg by a shot fired from an AK-47 rifle, doctors said. She is still in hospital and is to undergo an operation. They also included Tarek Abbas, a reporter for the Egyptian newspaper Al-Watan, who sustained gunshot injuries to an eye and a leg.Iman Hilal, a photographer for the Egyptian daily Al-Masry Al-Youm, was covering the sit-in in Rabaa Al-Adawiya Square when Morsi supporters threatened him with a knife and forced him to hand over his camera’s memory card.Photographer Ahmad Najjar sustained a gunshot injury to the arm during the clashes in Mostafa Mahmoud Square. He and colleagues said he was shot by Morsi supporters, who then seized his camera.A representative of the Egyptian Union of Journalists said most of the media victims were photographers because their greater visibility exposed them to targeted shooting.Reporters Without Borders is very worried by the way journalists have been targeted during the violence of the past few days in Egypt and urges both the security forces and demonstrators to respect the independence of media personnel.Reporters Without Borders also calls on the Egyptian authorities to do everything possible to ensure that these serious acts of violence to do not go punished and that those responsible are quickly identified.Late this afternoon, the Egyptian authorities proclaimed a one-month state of emergency, which will make it even harder for journalists to cover developments. Detained woman journalist pressured by interrogator, harassed by prison staff Organisation Follow the news on Egypt Help by sharing this information to go furthercenter_img Less press freedom than ever in Egypt, 10 years after revolution News February 6, 2021 Find out more News RSF_en News EgyptMiddle East – North Africa Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein back home after four years in prison August 14, 2013 – Updated on January 20, 2016 British TV cameraman shot dead, several photographers injuredlast_img read more

Veracyte to Present at 10th Annual SVB Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

first_img Pinterest TAGS  By Digital AIM Web Support – February 18, 2021 Pinterest Twitter Twitter WhatsApp Previous articleWidespread power outages, icy conditions hobble food supplyNext articleTrump-McConnell feud threatens Republicans’ path to power Digital AIM Web Support Facebook Veracyte to Present at 10th Annual SVB Leerink Global Healthcare Conference Facebook Local NewsBusiness WhatsApplast_img read more

Independent – Tim Jackson

first_img 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Independent – Tim Jackson By News Highland – February 4, 2015 News Pinterest Twitter Previous articleSinn Fein – Pearse DohertyNext articleFianna Fail – Pat The Cope Gallagher News Highland Google+ WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry center_img Google+ WhatsApp Tim Jackson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook Facebooklast_img read more

Taoiseach will not travel to Washington for St Patrick’s Day

first_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Pinterest Facebook Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Previous article23 Covid related deaths and 921 cases confirmed in RepublicNext article221 fines issued by Gardai in Donegal for Covid regulation breaches News Highland Taoiseach will not travel to Washington for St Patrick’s Day DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img WhatsApp The Taoiseach will not be travelling to Washington for St Patrick’s Day, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.Officials are now looking to organise a virtual meeting between Micheál Martin and US president Joe Biden that day.A government spokesman says a programme of online events are expected to replace the traditional visit to the US.Higher Education Minister Simon Harris says it’s the correct decision:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest By News Highland – February 12, 2021 AudioHomepage BannerNews Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

DTI time warp will only undo the web’s recruitment gains

first_imgApparently it is still 1973 at the DTI. That year’s Employment Agencies Act defines an agency as “providingservices, (whether by the provision of information or otherwise) for thepurpose of finding workers employment with employers”. For five years, the DTI has been drafting revised regulations, but it hasstuck with this definition. However, recruitment has evolved. Internet job boards now link candidatesand employers at a speed and cost which were unthinkable 30 years ago. The DTIhas chosen not to move on. If the DTI has its way, a job board carrying an consultancy’s ad will haveto vet the agency, identify the employer (and its nature of business), thesalary and the start date, confirm the candidate’s identity, nanny the employerand the candidate regarding any legal and professional requirements which applyto the post, obtain copies of relevant qualifications … the list goes on. Employers do not expect – nor want – job boards to provide these services.They want a fast and cheap method of attracting candidates. If they wantscreening and vetting, they will either do it or commission it. If theseregulations go ahead, the job boards will not disappear. The Act applies onlyto companies operating from premises in the UK, so the UK’s job boards willfollow Britain’s call centres to sunnier climes and it will be adios to one ofBritain’s few genuinely burgeoning e-commerce sectors. We applaud the DTI for wanting to protect job-seekers and employers fromunscrupulous agencies. But this is not 1973, and times have changed. Theconsultation period for this lunacy ends at the end of this month, so pleasee-mail Vic Patterson at the DTI while there’s still time to bring about change.Voice your objections to Vic Patterson, assistant director in the DTI’semployment relations directorate, at [email protected],and Stephen Timms, minister of state for e-commerce and competitiveness, at [email protected] Andrew Rogers Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. DTI time warp will only undo the web’s recruitment gainsOn 15 Oct 2002 in Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Personnel Todaylast_img read more

Hidden Gems of Ocean City

first_imgSpoon & Sip is located between 8th & 9th Street on Asbury Avenue. By Phoebe PrettymanThere are so many amazing places to eat and shop at in Ocean City, it can be hard to branch out and find places outside of your “usual”. Among the mainstream businesses there is a plethora of “hidden gems” throughout the town. Everything from ice cream shops to boutiques, there is something for everyone.When you are looking for a tasty but healthy treat you have to try Spoon & Sip, located on Asbury Avenue. It is a new business that has a unique story. Store owner, Britney Stein, grew up in Ocean City and always envisioned herself as a business owner. Over the past year, her dream came true. On December 1st, at the age of 19, she opened her very own café that specializes in healthy treats including frozen yogurt, smoothie bowls, juices, and smoothies.“Our big thing is personalization” Stein explained while talking about their philosophy. Everything they offer is made to order and can be personalized to satisfy the customers likes.They are also very involved with the community. They have participated in many events such as “Dancing for Hailey”, OCHS After Prom, Friday with Friends, and many more. Stein believes it is important to stay involved in the community to establish a local vibe and especially since they are opened all year round.Go to 838 Asbury Ave for a sweet and healthy treat!Santucci’s walk-up counter gives customers the option to eat on the go.When you are craving something savory, Santucci’s Origninal Square Pizza on the boardwalk is a must. This pizzeria specializes in deep dish pizza, different than any other pizza in Ocean City. Store manager Leo Castillo explains, “the pizza is like a deep dish [because of] the thickness and the sauce, with the cheese on the bottom and the sauce on the top it is like an upside down pizza basically”.This restaurant is an expansion to their business located in Philadelphia. Castillo explained how they wanted to bring a high quality and different kind of pizza to the boardwalk to add depth to the already existing options.Taste the difference at this authentic restaurant located between 9th and 10th street on the boardwalk!Scoop Box has plenty of outdoor seating and is a perfect place to enjoy a frozen treat.If you are looking for a splurge, you have to try the ice cream at the Scoop Box. This little Ice Cream shop has an interesting history. Located on the corner of 34th Street and West Avenue, this shop is a part of the 34th Street Market. The Scoop Box, formerly known as the Crab Box, became an addition to the market in 2007.The 34th Street Market, that has been around for over 40 years, offers locally grown fresh produce, flowers, bike rentals, and of course ice cream! The Scoop Box has both hand scooped and soft serve ice cream with dozens of toppings to choose from.Longtime employee Issy Gilhooley told me about her favorites, “I like the hot waffles because you can get whatever ice cream and toppings you want I also like the salted Carmel pretzel and birthday cake ice cream!”. The possibilities and combonations of delicious treats are endless.Be sure to treat yourself to some dessert at the Scoop Box on 34th Street and West Avenue!Sand & Stitch boutique is an ideal place to stop as you take a stroll on the Boardwalk.When you are looking for a boutique, stop by Sand and Stitch! They are entering their second year on the boardwalk and it is a must for any fashionista. This ladies’ boutique focuses on high quality and trendy clothing. With both women’s dresses and athleisure wear, there is something for every girl.Meryl Bangelov, store owner, explained how they, “wanted to do something new and fresh”. That is just what they did by bringing this shop to the Ocean City boardwalk. There are so many t-shirt stores, pizza places, surf shops, and beach necessity stores. Therefore, this boutique is unique because they add a different type of product to the mix.Stop by Sand and Stich located in between 8th and 9th street on the boardwalk!last_img read more